Archive for September 20th, 2018

Vietnam to set foreign ownership limit in fintech sector

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Hanoi Times | 6:00 AM

The central bank has proposed issuing detailed regulations on foreign shareholding limit in the country’s fintech firms to better manage the nascent financial services [...]
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Joining hands with giants

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Thoi Bao Ngan Hang | 6:00 AM

Joining hands with big companies in the world such as Visa, IBM or Amazon is now opening up many opportunities for the banking sector in the Revolution 4.0. The presence of [...]
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Vietcombank Da Nang for the Development of the City and the Business Community

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | VCCI News | 6:00 AM

Siding with Da Nang City on development path, Vietcombank Da Nang has made every effort to go through difficulties and challenges to become a leading prestigious bank with a [...]
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Credit growth target of 2018 unlikely to be achieved

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Dau tu Chung khoan | 6:00 AM

According to the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV), by the end of June, the credit growth was 7.88 percent. At the regular government press conference at the end of August 2018, [...]
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Financial picture for development changes

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Thoi Bao Ngan Hang | 6:00 AM

Managing public debt wisely, stopping foreign direct investments (FDI) attraction by the race to the bottom, boosting private investment, introducing new taxes, etc. are the [...]
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Reference exchange rate goes up further on September 19

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The State Bank adjusted the daily reference exchange rate on September 19 up by another 10 VND to 22,710 VND/USD. With the current trading band of +/- 3 percent, the ceiling [...]
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PM orders tighter control on waste imports

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on September 17 issued Directive 27/CT-TTg stipulating urgent measures to control the importation and use of secondhand goods as production [...]
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Hanoi to step up development of smart city

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | VOV | 6:00 AM

A master plan covering at least three urban areas for smart city development in Vietnam is expected to be approved from now to 2020 under a project to develop sustainable and [...]
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Ninh Thuan looks to develop tourism into pillar economy

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The south central province of Ninh Thuan is pooling resources to develop ecological, cruise, and cultural tourism with competitive, high-quality products, insiders have [...]
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VN needs to adapt to digitisation

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Vietnam needs to improve the quality of its technical and vocational education and training to meet the requirements of digitisation and industry 4.0, a conference heard in [...]
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Da Nang Sets New Role and Position

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | VCCI News | 6:00 AM

Da Nang City has introduced many right and effective policies recognised by the central government, localities, investors, businesses, tourists and people across the country [...]
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ODA and the trap of preferential loans

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 6:00 AM

Vietnam, which has been using ODA (official development assistance) capital for 25 years, has looked at the situation realistically and found the problems of ODA. Economists [...]
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Transparency critical for SOEs

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Transparency is critical to enhance the efficiency of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) as Vietnam enters a new phase of equitisation which will focus on quality rather than [...]
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Vietnam catfish qualified for export to the US

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Hanoi Times | 6:00 AM

According to the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), the fish inspection system for siluriformes in Vietnam, China, Thailand are equivalent to US standards. The FSIS [...]
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Ben Tre promotes investments in agriculture

20-Sep-2018 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Ben Tre will provide incentives for investments in rural areas and the agricultural sector to tap the largely unexploited potential of the southern province. Cao Van Trong, [...]
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